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Product Name on Label: Lake & pond algaecide

The EPA Registered Name for this product is: Algae-x
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Identifying information, including U.S. EPA registration number, product registration status, formulation and warning label, as well as links to sources of product labels and MSDS information.
Summary of the toxicity properties of each active ingredient and the percent of each active ingredient in the product.
Approved uses for the product by general use type, pest, and crop or location.
Product registration history, including initial date registered, date cancelled (if applicable), and date registration was transferred (if applicable).
Name, address, and identifying number of the company that registered the product. Name and address of the agent, if applicable.
Complete list of names under which this product is sold. Often a company will register a single product and then sell the same product under many different brand names. The 'Distributor Name' list is a complete list of these names.

Product Identification for Algae-x

Basic Identification Information About This Product
MSDS and Product Label
U.S. EPA Product Reg No
Product Registration Status
Acute Hazard Warning Label
Restricted Use Product
PAN Bad Actor Product:
No. of names this product is sold under
1 Danger
3 (See bottom of page for complete list of products)

Toxicity for Algae-x

Summary Toxicity Information for the Active Ingredients in this Product
For detailed chemical information click on the chemical names below

Active Ingredients
Chemical Name
Percent Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Copper sulfate (pentahydrate) 99.0 % Not Likely No
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page for each active ingredient.

Other Ingredients in this Product

By U.S. law, only active ingredients (AIs) are reported. In addition to active ingredients, pesticide products may contain one or more "inert" ingredients. Many "inert" ingredients in current use have known adverse human and environmental effects.

U.S. EPA statement on inerts      U.S. EPA list of inerts     NCAP Inerts Report (pdf)


Historic Uses in the U.S. for Algae-x

Note! This product is now cancelled, when it was registered it was used for the following:





Crops and Locations

Lakes (water treatment) , Ponds (water treatment)

U.S. Product Registration History for Algae-x

U.S. EPA Product Reg No:
Product Registration Status:
Approval Date:
Jan 6, 1981  
Cancellation Date:
Oct 10, 1989  
Cancel/Transfer Reason:
Maint. fee non-payme

Company and Agent Information for Lake & pond algaecide

Manufacturer Agent Distributor
Chemical specialties inc.
Po box 312
San marcos, TX 78666
Company Number: 010827
No Agent, See Company Info. Falcon formulators
Po box 1102
San marcos, TX 78666
Company Number: 045201

Distributor Names for Algae-x

Product names Distributor Product Type Approval Date Cancellation Date
Algae-x Chemical specialties inc. Parent Product Jan 6, 1981 Oct 10, 1989
Lake & pond algaecide Chemical specialties inc. Distributor Product Feb 2, 1981 Oct 10, 1989
Mssi granular pond & lake algaecide Chemical specialties inc. Distributor Product Jun 3, 1987 Oct 10, 1989
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